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Tjisse van der Heide

Professor of coastal ecology and NIOZ scientist Tjisse van der Heide receives a prestigious Vici grant for his research on coastal ecosystem restoration. NWO announced today that Van der Heide will receive a grant of one and a..

Continue reading 29 February 2024   1 maand oud
Taking water samples from the erosion experiment in the Oosterschelde. In the photo Alena di Primio and Dunia Rios-Yunes.

If storms become stronger in the future due to climate change, more nitrogen may be released from the bottom of coastal seas. This is shown by research of marine biogeochemist Dunia Rios-Yunes at The Netherlands Institute for Sea..

Continue reading 22 February 2024   1 maand oud
Spuisluisje bij Zwarte Haan

Particularly in spring, less and less fresh water flows from Dutch and German rivers into the Wadden Sea. This affects the life of algae and, therefore, fish and birds on the mudflats as well. ..

Continue reading 19 February 2024   2 mnd oud
Jacintha Ellers

Professor Jacintha Ellers, a keynote speaker at the Dutch Caribbean Nature-Based Solutions Symposium, discussed the evolving nature conservation perspective and the urgent need for eco-centric strategies amid climate challenges...

Continue reading 17 January 2024   3 mnd oud
DCNA symp lead

During the Nature-Based Solutions for Ecosystem Restoration Symposium, Arno Verhoeven showcased a number of flourishing Nature-Based Solutions ongoing within the Dutch Caribbean. From community-driven endeavors in St. Eustatius to..

Continue reading 06 January 2024   3 mnd oud
Cockles that were collected at a sampling station.

As tidal flats subside due to gas extraction, their composition changes. This is shown in a paper that is published in this month’s Journal of Applied Ecology. ..

Continue reading 28 November 2023   4 mnd oud

Research by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) shows that there is potential on Bonaire to use Nature-based Solutions (NbS) against the consequences of climate change. Extreme weather is expected to occur more often. Tackling..

Continue reading 10 November 2023   5 mnd oud
Jon Dickson and Dorien Luttikhuis with tree reefs

Artificial reefs in the Wadden Sea, made from discarded pear trees, are teeming with marine life after more than a year under water. That's shown in experiments by Jon Dickson, PhD candidate at NIOZ. "After four months, we already..

Continue reading 29 August 2023   7 mnd oud

Over the past 500 million years, different single-celled organisms in the oceans have discovered at different times and also under very different conditions how to build a ‘shell’ around their single cell. “Six different..

Continue reading 23 August 2023   7 mnd oud

The Netherlands extracts a lot of sand from the North Sea for all kinds of purposes. However, more and more sand has to be extracted, which means that sand extraction pits have to be dug ever deeper. Previously up to about two..

Continue reading 14 July 2023   9 mnd oud